New YouTube Updates Have Some Creators Worried
YouTube continues to be a power house when it comes to online content. What started as a place where you could "broadcast yourself" has become very "Corporate" or "Hollywood." Many creators who making a living off YouTube are worried that they are being pushed out for more main stream media.
This isn't a new fear, content creators have felt this way since 2016. YouTube has been updating it's guide lines to provide the most family friendly experiences possible. This is affecting even the most well known creators, and it seems like 2020 is hitting even harder.
Creators are coming out saying they are worried about making videos about other content creators out of fear of losing their partnership with YouTube. Other YouTubers are apologizing for some videos they have made to try and fix things with YouTube.
YouTube's policy states'
When you use YouTube, you join a community of people from all over the world. Every cool, new community feature on YouTube involves a certain level of trust. Millions of users respect that trust and we trust you to be responsible too. Following the guidelines below helps to keep YouTube fun and enjoyable for everyone.
This is a great policy, especially when you have big creators like Jake Paul who literally break the law. It's just that many creators just fear how vague it is. Along with the copyright issues that also go on, many creators are understandably nervous.
As a viewer you may also see some videos of your favorite creators disappearing due to these new guide lines. You can see those guide lines here. If you only watch main stream things as of now it looks like they are safe.